ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2015: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2012-07-15 - 2012-07-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V602000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-10-07 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-15
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 734
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 23
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2012-2019 Altec AM60E, AA55E, AH75/85/100, AH125, and AH150 Aerial Devices. The recovery winch valve may allow the winch to lift more than it is rated for.
Consequence:
      If the recovery winch attempts to lift more than it is rated for, it can increase the risk of an injury or death.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and instruct owners to inspect the winch pressures and install an external pressure relief valve, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began October 7, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 734.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.